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Not going to lie, the castle was fairly boring. Not much really that captivated me; i've been to better castles. But the cafe was great and the slipper room at the start was hella fun, even though that's not really the point. Wouldn't visit again if i was ever in Meissen, but…
This is really beautiful place, the first castle in Germany constructed and used as a palace. It has rich history, very important for Saxony and for Germany. In 1710 the first European porcelain manufacture was founded in the castle. Now you can enjoy beautiful interiors and…
It is a dominant of the whole city. You can see it from the river and the view is magificent. There are few walks up there which you can use. Nice view to the city and the river from up there.
We arrived by car to the Dom square. Parking was easy, though in can get difficult on busy days. Consider at least 3 to 4 hours, visiting lthis castle. It's worth the time. In reception you can get an audio guide free in some languages.
Beautifully located. The castle is the birthplace of the German nation. The very first Germanic castle.